Exchange Income Corporation Announces Closing of $143,750,000 Debenture Offering, Including the Full Exercise of Over-Allotment Option
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Exchange Income Corporation (TSX:EIF.TO) (the "Corporation" or "EIC") announced today that it has closed its previously announced bought deal offering (the "Offering") of 7 Year 5.25% convertible unsecured subordinated debentures due July 31, 2028 (the "Debentures"). At the closing of the Offering, the Corporation issued $143,750,000 principal amount of Debentures to the underwriters of the Offering, which includes the exercise in full of the $18,750,000 over-allotment option granted to the underwriters for the Offering.
The Offering was co-led by National Bank Financial Inc. and CIBC Capital Markets and the syndicate included Raymond James Ltd., RBC Dominion Securities Inc., Scotia Capital Inc., TD Securities Inc., BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., Canaccord Genuity Corp., Cormark Securities Inc., Laurentian Bank Securities Inc., Wellington-Altus Private Wealth Inc., ATB Capital Markets Inc. and iA Private Wealth Inc.
The Debentures are listed for trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "EIF.DB.L".
The Corporation intends to use the net proceeds of the Offering to fund the redemption of its outstanding 7 year 5.25% convertible unsecured subordinated debentures maturing June 30, 2023 (the "June 2016 Debentures") as required, and to repay indebtedness under its credit facility that will provide financial flexibility in order to redeem, when permitted, other upcoming maturities, specifically the 5 year 5.25% convertible unsecured subordinated debentures maturing on December 31, 2022. The Corporation will issue a notice of redemption to the holders of the June 2016 Debentures today to redeem all issued and outstanding June 2016 Debentures on September 2, 2021 (the "Redemption Date") at a redemption price equal to their principal amount, plus accrued and unpaid interest thereon up to, but excluding, the Redemption Date. Holders of the June 2016 Debentures have the option to convert such debentures into common shares of the Corporation prior to the Redemption Date.
About Exchange Income Corporation
Exchange Income Corporation is a diversified acquisition-oriented company, focused in two sectors: aerospace & aviation services and equipment, and manufacturing. The Corporation uses a disciplined acquisition strategy to identify already profitable, well-established companies that have strong management teams, generate steady cash flow, operate in niche markets and have opportunities for organic growth. For more information on the Corporation, please visit www.ExchangeIncomeCorp.ca. Additional information relating to the Corporation, including all public filings, is available on SEDAR (www.sedar.com).
Caution Concerning Forward-Looking Statements
The statements contained in this news release that are forward-looking are based on current expectations and are subject to a number of uncertainties and risks, and actual results may differ materially. These uncertainties and risks include, but are not limited to, COVID-19 and pandemic-related risks, the dependence of the Corporation on the operations and assets currently owned by it, the degree to which its subsidiaries are leveraged, the fact that cash distributions are not guaranteed and will fluctuate with the Corporation's financial performance, dilution, restrictions on potential future growth, the risk of shareholder liability, competitive pressures (including price competition), changes in market activity, the cyclicality of the industries, seasonality of the businesses, poor weather conditions, and foreign currency fluctuations, legal proceedings, commodity prices and raw material exposure, dependence on key personnel, and environmental, health and safety and other regulatory requirements. Except as required by Canadian securities laws, the Corporation does not undertake to update any forward-looking statements; such statements speak only as of the date made. Further information about these and other risks and uncertainties can be found in the disclosure documents filed by the Corporation with the securities regulatory authorities, available at www.sedar.com.
SOURCE Exchange Income Corporation
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SOURCE: Exchange Income Corporation
Mike Pyle, Chief Executive Officer, Exchange Income Corporation, (204) 982-1850, MPyle@eig.ca; Pam Plaster, Vice President, Investor Development, Exchange Income Corporation, (204) 953-1314, email@example.com